(in vertebrates) a bony or cartilaginous arch supporting the hind limbs or analogous parts.
(in humans) the arch formed by the ilium, ischium, and pubis.
the skeletal structure to which the lower limbs in man, and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates, are attached
pelvic girdle n.
A bony or cartilaginous structure in vertebrates, attached to and supporting the hind limbs or fins. Also called pelvic arch.
- Pelvic limb
pelvic limb n. See lower extremity.
noun, Pathology. 1. an inflammation of the female pelvic organs, most commonly the fallopian tubes, usually as a result of bacterial infection. Abbreviation: PID. noun 1. inflammation of a woman’s womb, Fallopian tubes, or ovaries as a result of infection with one of a group of bacteria PID pelvic inflammatory disease n. Abbr. PID Inflammation […]
- Pelvic peritonitis
pelvic peritonitis n. Inflammation of the peritoneum surrounding the uterus and the fallopian tubes. Also called pelviperitonitis.
- Pelvic plane of greatest dimensions
pelvic plane of greatest dimensions n. The plane extending from the middle of the posterior surface of the pubic symphysis to the junction of the second and third sacral vertebrae, passing laterally through the ischial bones over the middle of the acetabulum.